Detroit PBS KIDS Awards

2019 NETA Award For Excellence in Education

We are proud to announce that Detroit Public Television’s work in local neighborhoods has been recognized as the best in public television.  Detroit PBS KIDS received the first-ever national NETA Award for Overall Excellence in Education.   The award – considered the highest award in public broadcasting — opened the NETA 2020 Conference, held in conjunction with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s Thought Leader Forum in Arlington, Virginia.

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2019 Governor’s Service Award

Gretchen Whitmer announced Detroit Public TV (DPTV) as the winner of a 2019 Governor’s Service Award as an Education Service Leader for its work in early childhood education, providing parents, educators and other caregivers with the skills and resources they need to prepare children for school and life.

Gov. Whitmer and the Michigan Community Service Commission selected 43 service award winners this year, which included individuals, businesses and nonprofit organizations selected for their commitment to volunteerism, service or philanthropy.

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Michigan Emmy Awards 2019

Preschool Matters! – Community/Public Service (PSA) – Campaign

Oliver Thornton
Tina Brunn
Chad Schwartzenberger

Michigan Association of Broadcasters Broadcast Excellence Awards 2018

Making It: Latino Students’ Pathways to College

Best Special Interest

Michigan Association of Broadcasters Awards 2016 – 2017 

Detroit Public TV – WTVS

Public Broadcasting Station of the Year

Digital Adventure

Community Involvement

Learning in the Wild

Sports – Outdoor or Recreation

MAB Awards 2015 – 2016

Be School Smart

Community Involvement – 2015 Campaign for kindergarten readiness

MAB Awards 2014 – 2015

American Graduate: Community Town Hall

Best Public Television Special Interest Programming

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We would like to give a special shout out to Arlo, a talented PBS KID! We met him last Friday on our Virtual Family Workshop and he shared with us that he loves to draw PBS KIDS. This piece of art is titled PBS KIDS ABSTRACT! Thank you for sharing this with us Arlo! We look forward to hearing you sing the PBS jingle again soon too! ... See MoreSee Less

We would like to give a special shout out to Arlo, a talented PBS KID!  We met him last Friday on our Virtual Family Workshop and he shared with us that he loves to draw PBS KIDS.  This piece of art is titled PBS KIDS ABSTRACT!  Thank you for sharing this with us Arlo! We look forward to hearing you sing the PBS jingle again soon too!
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Detroit PBS KIDS is brought to you by:

WK Kellogg Foundation   Kresge  the Lauren and Phillip Fisher Fund for Children and Education at DPTV Donald and Mary Kosch Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation Elaine and Leo Stern Foundation Michigan Health Fund Viewers Like You - Thank You
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